Updates & Stories

Our Quaint Quinzhee

By Krystal Binversie and Kaci Warneke, Individual Placement Members placed that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources   In February, we made our… Read More

Where Are They Now? Alumni Highlight: Mia Werger

Happy International Day of Women and Girls in Science! Today, we thought we would catch up with Mia Werger, a Corps alum who spent her… Read More

Sisters in the Corps

Jade and Hannah are sisters who fulfilled an AmeriCorps term-of-service in our program this year. Jade was on the Rivers crew in 2021 and served… Read More

Corps Alum and Business Owner: Kesley Ebbs

Meet Kesley Ebbs, who served a summer term and two full-year terms with Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa. Since finishing his last service term with the… Read More

Indigenous Land Management Resources

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   November is Native American Heritage Month! For my blog post this month, I wanted to… Read More

5th annual Careers after the Corps prepares members with career resources

On Friday November 4th, Conservation Corps MN & IA (CCMI) hosted it’s 5th annual Careers After the Corps event. This marks the third year that… Read More

Being Proactive

By Caroline LaBorde, Minnesota Valley Field Crew Member / AmeriCorps Member   Crew Lead Veronica sighting off the St. Lawrence unit’s southern bluff. [Picture Description] A… Read More

What is an Individual Placement?

You may be familiar with our field crews and how they serve outside doing conservation projects with different agencies. Did you know we also have… Read More

Mapping and Cut-stumping Buckthorn

By Cyrus Bird-Walker, Brainerd Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member Buckthorn is an invasive species originating from Eurasia brought to Minnesota for shrubbery in gardens and… Read More

Why I Joined the Corps

By Madeline Peterson, Anoka Field Crew Leader / AmeriCorps Member   I first learned about Conservation Corps through a career fair at my college. I was… Read More